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All these things that I've done

It's been 4 days since we arrived in Half Moon Bay. My state of mind is pretty blank right now. As hard as it is for me to believe that I am back home after being on the road for 2 months, I can barely believe that I biked across the country at all. 

So here's my last blog post, for now. Who knows, depending on how long my funemployment lasts, maybe I'll have time to do a rider expose or two.

The last few days of riding were brimming with energy, excitement, and anticipation. Every morning's route meeting got progressively sillier, our mid-ride singing grew more rambunctious, and we celebrated the last of everything - the last mountain pass, the last host presentation, the last rider of the week award, the last laundry day.

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I'm off!

Today's the day! I'm just as excited to get on my bike as I was when I was 5 years old. I may have gotten a bike upgrade since then, but I did add some streamers :)

My group of 31 riders are departing Providence, Rhode Island today, after dipping our wheels in the Atlantic Ocean. Orientation's been great so far, and I'm excited to get to know all the people accompanying me on my journey. We've played a LOT of name games, did some biking drills, and just finished our first build day in Providence. We've also done some great renditions of Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" and Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" on our group van rides and while we painted!

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